Day Camps

Summer Day Camps

Celebrate summer at Fort William Historical Park! Our new fun and exciting day camp themes will allow you to find the adventure that fits your child’s interests. Enjoy an experience you will never forget – travel back in time to Fort William in the 1800s, explore the historic Kaministiquia River by canoe, discover local plants and animals, visit the Anishinaabe Encampment, and more!

Download the Day Camp Registration Form

If your child/children attending the day camp have any allergies that require the use of an EpiPen or AllerJect, download the Consent for Administration of an EpiPen or AllerJect in an Anaphylactic Emergency, and submit along with the Day Camp Registration Form.

Day Camps:

  • Young Interpreter Program
    July 3-7 • Ages 12-14
    Discover what it takes to become a historic Fort William character from 1815! Learn in-depth skills for interpreting history, crafting various artisan items, interacting with visitors, and many more valuable skills. An assigned Fort William mentor will support you during this experiential journey.

  • Garden & Animal Adventures
    July 24-28 or August 21-25 • Ages 7-9
    Find out what it takes to run Fort William’s farm and garden! Learn how to care for the animals to keep them healthy and happy and try your hand at growing vegetables and herbs!

  • A Taste of History
    July 31-August 4 • Ages 9-11
    August 14-18 - Cancelled
    Enjoy a delicious slice of history! Learn to cook new recipes and bake our famous bread alongside Fort William’s expert cooks and bakers. Discover French, Scottish and Anishinaabe dishes while learning about these cultures. All campers will receive their own aprons and cut-free gloves to take home!
  • Budding Geniuses
    August 8-11 • Ages 7-9
    Discover amazing historical and contemporary science, technology, engineering, and mathematic innovations! Travel back in time and learn about Indigenous innovations that helped fur traders survive this land and David Thompson’s work as an astronomer and cartographer. Then travel through hyperspace to discover modern science innovations, such as robotics and coding.

Registration & Payment 

Cost: $150 per child (HST included)

Registration must be received by 12 p.m. the Thursday prior to your chosen day camp. Payment must be made once the Day Camp Registration Form has been submitted by calling FWHP Admissions, (807) 473-2344, or in person at the Visitor Centre. A 100% deposit is required to confirm a day camp reservation. Payment can be made by Cash, Debit, Visa, MasterCard, or a cheque payable to “Minister of Finance.” Further details are available in the Day Camp Registration Form.

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Send by mail:
Fort William Historical Park
Attn: Reservations & Sales Clerk
1350 King Road, Thunder Bay, ON P7K 1L6